World Geography of Travel and Tourism: A Regional Approach

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Elsevier Science, Apr 30, 2008 - Business & Economics - 376 pages
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World Geography of Travel and Tourism addresses the need to understand the cultural, environmental, historical and political context in which international tourism takes place. The expert author team has included major themes and issues in tourism, and positioned them in a regional context. In this way, this text takes a major step into a more analytical approach to global tourism while still providing a clear account of the geography of travel and tourism.

The book is accompanied by the author's site WorldGTT.com, which includes; PowerPoints for figures and images with captions, question database files which instructors can use as they wish and a blog post for communicating with other members of the site.

World Geography of Travel and Tourism makes vital reading for any student seeking an introduction to tourism geography and indeed, international tourism and global geography as a whole.

• Develops a clear analytical framework and systematic context for the study of international tourism and travel
• Presents a global account of travel geography organised around key regions
• Provides regional knowledge from around the world that assists the reader to understand some of the main factors that affect tourism patterns and flows
• Is fully supported by the website: WorldGTT.com, which is both designed and maintained by the authors

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About the author (2008)

Alan Lew is the rabbi of Congregation Beth Sholom in San Francisco and is at the forefront of the movement to develop new forms of Jewish spiritual expression. His work in the area of using Zen meditation to enhance Jewish spirituality has been highlighted on programs such as ABC News, The MacNeil-Lehrer Report, the PBS news magazine Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, and National Public Radio's All Things Considered. He also serves as moderator of Mosaic, CBS's weekly religious talk show. Lew explores meditation in Jewish contexts, and has conducted workshops and retreats on Jewish meditation throughout the United States and Canada.

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